PM to dedicate Phase 1 of India International Convention and Expo Centre, called ‘Yashobhoomi’

Prime Minister’s vision of having a world class infrastructure for hosting meetings, conferences and exhibitions in the country will be strengthened with the operationalization of ‘Yashobhoomi’ at Dwarka.

PM to dedicate Phase 1 of India International Convention and Expo Centre, called ‘Yashobhoomi’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Phase 1 of India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), called  ‘Yashobhoomi’, at Dwarka, New Delhi on 17th September 2023 at 11 AM. Prime Minister will also inaugurate the extension of Delhi Airport Metro Express line from Dwarka Sector 21 to a new metro station ‘Yashobhoomi Dwarka Sector 25’.

Prime Minister’s vision of having a world class infrastructure for hosting meetings, conferences and exhibitions in the country will be strengthened with the operationalization of ‘Yashobhoomi’ at Dwarka.

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With a total project area of over 8.9 lakh square metres and total built up area of more than 1.8 lakh square metres,  ‘Yashobhoomi’  will find its place among the world’s largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) facilities.

‘Yashobhoomi’, which is developed at a cost of around  Rs. 5400 crore, boasts of a magnificent Convention Centre, multiple  Exhibition halls and other facilities.

The Convention Center, built across more than 73 thousand square metres of area, comprises 15 convention rooms including the Main auditorium, the Grand ballroom and 13 meeting rooms with a total capacity of holding 11,000 delegates. The Convention centre has the largest LED media facade in the country. The plenary hall in the Convention Center is equipped with a seating capacity of  around 6,000 guests.

The auditorium has one of the most innovative automated seating systems which allows the floor to be a flat floor or an auditorium style tiered seating for different seating configurations. The wooden floors and the acoustic wall panels used in the auditorium will ensure the world class experience for the visitor. The Grand Ballroom, with a unique petal ceiling, can host around 2,500 guests. It also has an extended open area that can seat up to 500 people. The 13 meeting rooms that are spread across eight floors are envisaged  to hold a variety of meetings of different scales.  

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‘Yashobhoomi’ also offers one of the largest Exhibition halls in the world.  These Exhibition halls, built across over 1.07 lakh square metres, will be utilised for hosting exhibitions, trade fairs, and business events, and are connected to a grand foyer space which is uniquely designed with copper ceiling which filters light in the space through the various skylights. Foyer will house various support areas such as Media rooms, VVIP lounges, Cloak facilities, visitor information centre, ticketing among others.

All public circulation areas in ‘Yashobhoomi’ have been designed in such a way that it represents continuity with convention centres outdoor space. It is made of materials and objects inspired from Indian culture in the form of terrazzo floors with Brass inlay representing rangolis patterns, suspended sound absorbent metal cylinders and lit up patterned walls.

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